APA's Education Directorate and the Board of Educational Affairs (BEA) are pleased to announce highlights from a broad array of convention programming for APA's 2000 Annual Convention in Washington, D.C., Aug. 48.
Symposia will cover all levels of education, pre-kindergarten through continuing professional education. In addition to the programs highlighted below, BEA will co-list numerous exciting programs related to education, teaching, and learning, developed by APA's divisions.
To help members and students locate topics of interest, a convention brochure specific to education and training is available online (www.apa.org/ed) and was widely disseminated in June.
Teaching of Psychology Workshop Wednesday, Aug. 2, noon 5 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 3, 8 a.m.5 p.m. Chair: James P. Korn, PhD. Presenters: Stephen Davis, PhD, Thomas McGovern, PhD, and Barbara Nodine, PhD. Registration is required and open to graduate students, postdocs and new faculty.
Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) Workshop for High School Psychology Teachers.Wednesday, Aug. 2, 8 a.m.4:30 p.m., and Thursday, Aug. 3, 8 a.m.12:30 p.m. Presenters: Terry Lindenberg and Kenneth Keith, PhD. Registration is required.
CONVENTION PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
TOPSS Invited Addresses
Friday, Aug. 4:
Linda Bartoshuk, PhD:
"From sweets to hot peppers--things don't taste the same to everyone," 99:50 a.m.
Charles Brewer, PhD: "The last lecture--parting as fair foes," 1010:50 a.m.
Tresmaine Grimes, PhD: "When passion fades--teaching during dry seasons," 1111:50 a.m.
Wilbert McKeachie, PhD: "Teaching students to be better learners," noon12:50 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 5:
David Matsumoto, PhD: "Culture and psychology in secondary schools," 99:50 a.m.
Susan Kay Nolen-Hoeksema, PhD: "Rumination and depression," 1010:50 a.m.
Elizabeth Rider, PhD: "Psychology of women as a venue for critical thinking," 1111:50 a.m.
Wayne Weiten, PhD: "Changing times, shifting trends--a content update," noon12:50 p.m.
G. Stanley Hall Lectures
K. Anders Ericsson, PhD: "Capturing the essence of excellence--an expert-performance perspective on intelligence," Friday, Aug. 4, 11:50 p.m.
James Nairne, PhD: "Teaching myths about memory," Sunday, Aug. 6, 11:50 p.m.
Alice Eagly, PhD: "Prejudice: a social role analysis," Monday, Aug. 7, 11:50 p.m.
Academic career--a beginner's manualChair: Emanuel Donchin, PhD, Friday, Aug. 4, 9 a.m5 p.m.
Education social hours
Board of Educational Affairs Breakfast, Friday, Aug. 4, 88:50 a.m.
Education advocacy breakfast, Saturday, Aug. 5, 78:50 a.m.
Community college working group social hour, Saturday, Aug. 5, 44:50 p.m.
Education and Training awards
Distinguished Career Contributions to Education and Training in Psychology:Recipient: Sylvia A. Rosenfield, PhD, Saturday, Aug. 5, 1010:50 a.m.
Distinguished Contribution of Applications of Psychology to Education and Training:Recipient: Roger P. Weissberg, PhD, Sunday, Aug. 6, 22:50 p.m.
CE Distinguished Speaker Seminar
Speaker: Alan Goldstein, PhD, ABPP, Sunday, Aug. 6, 710 p.m.
Roundtable Discussion: APA/psychology's unique role in preschool/early childhood education. Chair: Barbara Wasik, PhD. Saturday, Aug. 5, 12:50 p.m.
Interactive technology session: demonstrations on technological applications in teaching, learning, training and supervision. Chair: Virginia Andreoli Mathie, PhD. Friday, Aug. 4, 1011:50 a.m.
Commission for the Recognition of Specialties and Proficiencies in Professional Psychology symposium: "Taxonomy or conceptual framework of professional psychology--is this necessary?" Chair: Jack Plummer, PhD. Friday, Aug. 4, 89:50 a.m.
Discussion: "Three models to enhance teaching and learning through partnerships." Chair: Virginia Andreoli Mathie, PhD. Saturday, Aug. 5, 1010:50 a.m.
Discussion: "Defining the scholarship of teaching in psychology--routes to understanding." Chair: Stephen L. Chew, PhD. Monday, Aug. 7, 1010:50 a.m.
Symposium: "Adults' way of learning--making continuing education work for professionals." Chair: Ellen L. Nuffer, EdD. Friday, Aug. 4, 22:50 p.m.
Invited Address: Harry Kirke Wolfe Lecture. Chair: Virginia Andreoli Mathie, PhD. Saturday, Aug. 5, 11:50 p.m.
Discussion: "Undergraduate education in psychology--past as prologue to quality futures." Chair: Thomas V. McGovern, PhD. Tuesday, Aug. 8, 12:50 p.m.
Christine Cubby is director of governance/public affairs in APA's Education Directorate.